Mike Alden vows for change after Dorial Green-Beckham dismissal

Missouri athletics director Mike Alden speaks at a news conference Friday after the football program dismissed Dorial Green-Beckham from the team.

Dorial Green-Beckham is the latest in a long line of off-the-field problems for Missouri athletics, but athletics director Mike Alden does not think it is a cultural problem.

UPDATE: Dorial Green-Beckham dismissed from Missouri football team

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was dismissed Friday from the Missouri football program in a joint decision from head coach Gary Pinkel and athletics director Mike Alden.



FROM READERS: A fan's letter about Dorial Green-Beckham to Coach Pinkel

Brad Willis writes: "I can explain to my kids that Green-Beckham doesn’t play for the Tigers anymore. I’m not sure I could explain to them how I’m rooting for a coach who values winning over doing what’s right."

Dorial Green-Beckham said he'd enter counseling during suspension from Missouri football

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham said in a statement Friday that he will enter counseling.

Battle Club at Tiger Academy of Gymnastics offers fitness alternative

Craig Butler's brainchild helps keep children active with innovative games and a competitive atmosphere.

Rwanda genocide survivor shares stories of healing

Marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, Emmanuel Habimana presented his story of survival and healing to an audience in MU's Memorial Student Union.

Missouri divers 'steady' at World Cup trials

Missouri divers Loren Figueroa and Lauren Reedy competed in the 3-meter springboard Friday at the World Cup Trials.

Students who have died in the last year honored at MU Remembers

MU celebrated the lives of six students, sharing short obituaries and emphasizing the value of grieving as a community at this year's MU Remembers, an annual event since 2002.

Young entrepreneurs offer business ideas at #BOOM Pitch Competition

Thirty-six entrepreneurs gathered at Stephens College to pitch their businesses ventures on Friday. The #BOOM Pitch Competition task force aims to create network opportunities for young entrepreneurs.


UPDATE: Report critical of how MU handled Menu Courey allegations

After an independent counsel's report was released Friday, UM System President Tim Wolfe apologized to Sasha Menu Courey's friends and family. He said no employees acted in bad faith; the issue rested with the university's policies and training for employees.


Anderson's homer lifts Missouri baseball to win

A three-run home run in the eighth inning from Missouri's Eric Anderson was the difference Friday night, as the Tigers beat Kentucky 8-7. 

Buoyed by Alex Clark's return, Missouri tennis secures first SEC win of the year

Alex Clark helped clinch the Tigers' 4-2 win over Mississippi State in her first home match of the season.

No. 16 Missouri softball defeats No. 20 Auburn to begin series

Missouri beat Auburn 4-2 in the first game of the series Friday in Auburn, Ala. The teams will play Game 2 of the series at noon Saturday.

Number of foreign students increases in Missouri

Missouri’s colleges and universities have seen an increase in the number of international students in the past four years.

Jack Parker leads Tolton golf to win

Tolton freshman Jack Parker earns shoots a 3-over 38.

Stephens softball loses twice

Stephens College softball loses twice to Benedictine University. Benedictine won Game 1 2-0 and 6-4 in Game 2.

Hurdles a strength for Hickman boys' track

Hickman boys' track team places in both hurdle races at the 35-team Hillcrest Invitational in Springfield on Friday.

Missouri wrestling banquet sends off seniors, reunites alumni

Hundreds gathered in Mizzou Arena's Clinton Club on Friday night to celebrate the No. 10 Tigers' season, send off five seniors and reunite all who have been a part of the wrestling program over the years.

Battle, Rock Bridge track teams enjoy day at Missouri Relays

The Rock Bridge girls 4x800 relay sets a meet record Friday at the Missouri Relays.

Columbia College softball claims two shutout victories

The Columbia College softball team beat Hannibal-LaGrange University on Friday 8-0 and 9-0 in a doubleheader.